Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
10-550-173 055573 Psychopharmacology
Outline of Instruction

Course Information
Description10-550-173 PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY ... Learners will be introduced to the basic concepts of psychopharmacology and the function of the organs and systems of the human body and brain. (Prerequisite: Accepted in the Human Services Associate Degree, Substance Abuse Counselor Technical Diploma, or Substance Abuse Specialty Certificate)
Total Credits3
Prior Learning Assessments
Course Competencies
  1. Summarize sleep and treatment of sleep disorders
  2. Summarize treatment of insomnia and anxiety disorders
  3. Summarize alcohol use and abuse
  4. Summarize treatment of depressive disorders
  5. Summarize the treatment of bipolar disorders
  6. Summarize central nervous system stimulant use and abuse
  7. Summarize the treatment of psychotic disorders
  8. Summarize pain and pain treatment
  9. Summarize consciousness - altering drugs
  10. Summarize cognition - enhancing drugs
  11. Summarize supplements, herbs and oils